The Urban Legend

Remembering John McCain: A Longtime Senator and War Hero

Portrait of John McCain.

Wes Peters, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

On Aug. 25, 2018, John McCain passed away after a long and distinguished political and military career. McCain’s 45 year career as a congressman will continue to influence our country, even after his passing.   John McCain’s political presence within the Republican party gave him a platform ...

Eating a Corncake, in an Elevator, in Vietnam

Eating a Corncake, in an Elevator, in Vietnam

Lily Dodd, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

   It was the beginning of her senior year and Sophie Weir (‘15) was slowly burning out. Her senior fall, notorious at Urban for college apps, standardized tests, and a general ambiance of stress, had overlapped with her dreaded four solids term. Frankly, Weir was feeling a little over school. ...

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